Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba extends the Executive Order closing City Hall and non-essential offices effective Friday, January 22, 2021 and shall remain in effect through Friday, February 12, 2021, or until rescinded or superseded by another applicable Proclamation of Executive Order. The Department of the Municipal Clerk at City Hall will still be open to receive legal documents as well as assist TSA, passport, open records, and 2021 elections customers. 

Telecommunications Division

Sid Holston
Telecommunications Manager

2320 Riverside Dr.
Jackson, MS 39202
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

The Telecommunications Division's principal objectives are to provide franchise administration, community technology, and radio/wireless communications on behalf of the city of Jackson. The division also solicits, evaluates, negotiates, and administers the City's telecommunications and cable franchise agreements, towers/wireless providers, and high-capacity telecommunications networks and network services.

The City presently owns and operates 28 Towers with 116 attachments including one attachment on the Jackson State University Water Tank. The City presently owns and manages approximately 113 miles of fiber optic cable. This fiber is used for operation of the city’s wide area high-speed network in 12 locations throughout the city. This fiber is also used by the Traffic Divisions’ Intelligent Transportation System for signaling and cameras.

Services Provided:

  • Franchise Administration and Regulation Services
  • Community Technology Initiatives
  • Radio/Wireless Communications
  • Facilities/Physical Plant Services
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